Petroglyph Table and Chair by Nucleo

The Petroglyph Table and Chair by Nucleo is made from discarded pieces of plywood of varying lengths. Petroglyph is one of several works that will be on display from Secondome at the first edition of PAD (PAvilion of Art & Design) in New York from November 10th to 14th at Armory Park. Works by Sam Baron, Kiki … Continue reading

Green Chair by Estudio Mariscal

Estudio Mariscal have  designed an “affordable, comfortable, sustainable chair”. Green Chair has a 100% recycled plastic and 100% recyclable seat. It’s a chair for contract selling or for small budgets, as the material and the manufacturing process are economical. The recycled material means that they are all the same colour, dark grey, but at the … Continue reading

Wood House Block Set by Landscape Products

Shinichiro Nakahara, the designing mind behind Japan’s Landscape Products, has produced a lovely set of children’s stacking blocks in the shape of houses (equally appealing to grownups). The Wood House Block Set includes 10 blocks, each 1.75 inches wide, in varying heights and colors; $84 at Gretel. Each house has a hand-painted roof. Read more: Landscape Products

      Designed by Cordula Kehrer and commissioned by fair trade NGO Preda, these whimsical wastebaskets called Bow are made by the indigenous Aeta people of the Philippines using traditional basket weaving techniques. Made with sustainably harvested rattan, they achieve simple and unpretentious shapes that catch the eye. This project, which combines hand-woven and natural … Continue reading

Plywood House by Johannes Norlander Arkitektur

  The Morran House’s exterior  is completely cladded in tar coated plywood – the same technique that has been used for wooden boats for centuries. The house is made by Johannes Norlander Arkitektur and is actually a renovation of a former 1950’2 summer house on an island just outside Gothenburg, Sweden. The interior is made … Continue reading

Furniture From La Baroquante

Strolling the local market of Valbonne, I couldn’t help but notice the beautiful and raw furniture at La Baroquante’s stall. La Baroquante is a french furniture company based in Haute Provence, France and is the collaboration between husband and wife.  The company produces furniture from ancient pieces of recycled timber and metal and the result … Continue reading

FASTVíNIC by Alfons Tost

FASTVíNIC designed by Alfons Tost Interiorisme, which opened it doors this summer is a new space where fast food meets good, sustainable design in Barcelona. FASTVíNIC is a living homage to that most simple but delicious dish – the sandwich; mouthwatering renditions of which feature on the menu of this sustainable, eco-friendly spot in the Catalan capital.  In … Continue reading

Made In Denmark: Low Tables by VIA CPH

I just stumbled upon these lovely tables by VIA CPH at Copenhagen design shop DANSK made-for-rooms. Besides being very aesthetically succesful, what’s really special about the R17, G15 and Latitude Tables is that they are locally produced by local craftsmen using locally sourced materials. Run by Søren Foverskov, VIA CPH pride themselves with Danish Design … Continue reading

Superheroes by Glimpt

These stools by Swedish designers Glimpt are made in Vietnam from rolls of seagrass, bound with the thread that’s normally used to make hammocks. The manufacturers usually produce small bowls made of sea grass fixed with thread, so Glimpt scaled up the process. Called Superheroes, the collection was developed with Vietnamese furniture company UMA. The coloured patterns were created by … Continue reading

Wood Camera iPhone Case

The latest funky iPhone case is the Photojojo Wood Camera iPhone 4 Case. Made entirely from either bamboo or walnut, the case offers protection to your phone while resembling an old school camera. From the creators, “Each case is surface engraved using lasers! (No decals here.) The result: a sleek wooden base with a carving … Continue reading